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Chico Police advise caution over Halloween weekend

Chico Police advise caution over Halloween weekend

Natalie Hanson

October 27, 2017


Filed under Administration, Breaking News, Campus, Community, Crime, News

The city of Chico will be enforcing special regulations over this holiday weekend in the interest of public safety. Halloween weekend is expected to be busier than usual. Chico Police will take a proactive approach from Friday at 6:00 p.m. until Wednesday at 6:00 a.m., according to a press release.C...

Man reported for exposing a firearm on Highway 99

Man reported for exposing a firearm on Highway 99

Christian Solis

October 26, 2017


Filed under Breaking News, Community, Crime, News

A man was reported for waving a firearm while driving on Highway 99 Wednesday.The reporting male was able to provide an accurate vehicle description and license plate number to the Chico Police Dispatch which was then reported to the California Highway Patrol and to the Chico Police Department, according to a...

Surveillance cameras enforce safety in the Downtown Chico Plaza

Surveillance cameras enforce safety in the Downtown Chico Plaza

Christian Solis

October 26, 2017


Filed under Breaking News, Community, Crime, News

The City of Chico has spent $20,000 to install video surveillance in the Downtown Chico Plaza to boost public safety.Public concern for safety in the plaza was a facilitating factor in the decision. It was a pointed issue from the Downtown Chico Business Association and various public safety meetings with the Chico Police, according ...

Costumes on a college budget

Andrew Freeman

October 26, 2017


Filed under Community, News

Halloween is right around the corner, which means it's time to break out the spooky decor. Spider webs covering every possible surface, cauldrons filled to the brim with candy and of course the countless colorful costumes everyone wears this holiday season. But the question then becomes: Where should I ...

The unlikely history behind ‘Chicoween’

Hannah Yeager

October 26, 2017


Filed under Campus, Community, News

Every year freshmen come to Chico State with little to no idea of what they are getting themselves into, both in terms of academics and social situations.Hallmark holidays have been getting out of control since Chico State got its start. The first holiday that became a problem was the Pioneer Day celeb...

Man arrested on campus for burglary

Man arrested on campus for burglary

Luke Dennison

October 25, 2017


Filed under Breaking News, Community, Crime, News

Chico Police have arrested Aaron Richmond who was found in possession of reported stolen items. The 18-year-old was approached while illegally camping in a sleeping bag in the Bidwell Bowl Amphitheater on campus, according to the Chico Police Department. Officers found numerous stolen credit cards, a US ...

Cross Cultural Leadership Center’s founder is to retire this semester

Cross Cultural Leadership Center’s founder is to retire this semester

Natalie Hanson

October 24, 2017


Filed under Administration, Breaking News, Campus, Mobile Headlines, News, Showcase

The Cross-Cultural Leadership Center founder is to retire in December. Charles "CC" Carter, who founded the CCLC in 2008, will retire effective Dec. 31. He was first hired by Chico State in 1980 as the first coordinator for the university's multicultural programs. Carter founded the CCLC out of a le...

Chico State’s Greek community raises money for students in need

Chico State’s Greek community raises money for students in need

Natalie Hanson

October 24, 2017


Filed under Breaking News, Campus, Community, News

Chico State’s Greek community raised funds for the Chico Cares Campaign.Campus fraternities and sororities used Greek Week, from Oct. 9 to Oct. 13, to raise money for fellow students affected by housing and food insecurities, according to a press release. They raised a total amount of $17, 872.Sigma Kappa and Phi Kappa T...

Celebrating the lives of the dead

Celebrating the lives of the dead

Alex Grant

October 24, 2017


Filed under Campus, Community, News

Two Chico State student groups are hosting a free public event on Nov. 2 to celebrate Día de los Muertos (Day of the Dead) to share cultural practices with the Chico community.Nu Alpha Kappa (NAK), a Latino-based fraternity, and the Movimiento Estudiantil Chicano/a (de) Aztlan (M.E.Ch.A.) clubs are hosting this event in Trinity Commons from 9 ...

Assembly bill 21 assists DACA recipients

Andrew Freeman

October 24, 2017


Filed under Community, News

On Oct. 5 Gov. Jerry Brown signed into law Assembly Bill 21, which requires CSU locations to offer protection and support for DACA recipients, which includes any undocumented students, faculty and staff. Various methods to offer this protection are stated in the bill, which is to be followed by the r...

Real Men Wear Pink for breast cancer research

Real Men Wear Pink for breast cancer research

Gennisis Mendoza Cruz

October 23, 2017


Filed under Breaking News, Community, News

Chico Police Chief Michael O' Brien is a candidate for the Real Men Wear Pink campaign that is held by American Cancer Society.The ACS gets candidates that have been nominated and gives them a website where people can go donate to raise funds for breast cancer research.So far, O' Brien has raised a total of $1,575 and has a goal of $...

Man takes away his ex-girlfriend’s Halloween bike

Man takes away his ex-girlfriend’s Halloween bike

Jacqueline Morales

October 23, 2017


Filed under Breaking News, Crime, News, Police Blotter

Chico Police Call Type: TheftMonday 8:06 a.m., 1420 Sherman Ave. Ex-boyfriend took his ex-girlfriend's bike into his apartment. The bike was covered in Halloween stickers. Call Type: Special DetailMonday 8:09 a.m., Mangrove AvenueMan slammed his girlfriend's head and threw a coffee cup at her. Call Type: Sho...

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